Category: event

Bowmanville/Clarington: 2 Free Tutorials

The first lecture features photo editing for the Web: The second lecture is devoted to better Web Presence using latest Design technologies: Both tutorials are free with RSVP by email or phone[905-621-6966].

Howto Create Effective Web Splash Pages

This free follow-on to the Photo Polishing and Photo Painting Lectures demos how to post and layout your photos, portfolio, or event images most effectively on the Web. Effective Web Splash Pages garner more visitors and make navigating your site easier. Key UI tools like sliders, tabs, carousels, accordions and grids are easier than ever…

How to Photo Paint

Our first free Photo Tutorial showed the nifty tricks to polish your digital photos. Now learn how to paint them. Come to the Quinte West library on Tuesday July 15th and learn more about the broad selection of tools available to photo paint. Most of the tools are free.  These tools allow freehand artists to…

Howto Photo Polish With Aplomb

Now that you have the a camera flash card brimming with fun summer photos – here is a tutorial on how to polish them for printing, friends and your Facebook or web page: This tutorial is crammed with useful tips on how to make your photos shine. The photo editing methods are remarkably easy to…

Review: 51st Cobourg Highland Games

Note the ample room of last years Highland Dancing Last year the 50th Cobourg Highland Games got top marks on this blog for an excellent and free 50th anniversary festival. The Heavyweights and Highland Dancers were both great entertainment and the back liks have the ample video and photo proofs. However, ye editor had some…

Painting Spring’s Flowers

As seen in an earlier post, the second set of Spring Flowers in the Northumberland Hills have been very fine indeed this year. These blooms have proved to be the inspiration of some photo painting by ye editor. Progression of Iris Paintings Now photo painting can have several meanings in this digital age. Classically, one…

Country Carshows

Every Spring, regardless of the weather, and therefore more reliable than  the Spring  flowers or field plowing, are the local Festivals and  Carshows. Its as if cars and their owners come out  to show off what  fixing and polishing have been accomplished  over the “Winter break”. Here are some examples from an Eastern Ontario Classic Cruise…

Blooms in the Countryside

After a long and chilly Winter, Northumberland denizens have been ready and willing for the welcome blossoms of Spring. Unfortunately, Old Man Winter invoked a “Delay of Game” penalty in the form of frost, downpours and downright cool weather for April and most of May. So daffodils,  tulips, forsythia,  magnolia, and even crabapple blooms –…

Spring Wildflowers

Spring has take so long to unfold the Wild Flowers may be excused for their  timorous blooming. Even the ferns barely opened with the inundation of rain and cool weather. there were also a few smaller blue and white blooms in the woods but the first set of Spring wild flowers were spare. But as the…

Hot Diggity Dogs and Flyball Racing

For the third wet weekend in the Northumberland Hills  in a row, one had to delay on Spring Lawn and Gardening work. Fortunately, the Belleville Hot Diggity Dog Club was having its Flyball competitions under a spacious and rain-protected arena. So it was off to Frankford to catch the May 3 2014 Hot Diggity Dog…

Keith Cornell Painting Exhibit at Campbellford Library

Good things come in threes. And so not one but  two outstanding painting shows at the Campbellford Library, have found the missing third –  a fine painting exhibit by Keith Cornell from nearby Castleton. And all 3 shows well within a year while  drawing upon wealth of good artists in the Spirit of The Hills artisan group.…

Wendy Avis Excellent Costa Rican Adventure

Warkworthian Travels to Costa Rica on a Dental VacationA simple case of economics allowed Warkworth’s Wendy Avis to travel to Costa Rica to get expensive dental work done at a bargain cost  while enjoying a Spring vacation. Here is the magic of the dental economics. Wendy discovered through a friend  that the cost of getting…